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Dec 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
to have more self-confidence but before then so in the obama case to look in their rearview mirror. for the presidential power is fascinating and to answer that with uncertainty. >> with this idea of education what to retake the journalistic and historic for those to right to use to think about these things try to educate the public how the politicians need time to be educated? it is not tribulation of. so credit the source. but yet but yet arthur writing about jackson roosevelt related to dan quayle of his time running for not a good time. [laughter] fdr learned kennedy from the moment of the bay of pigs reaching out to the eisenhower not the warmest of transitions between the two but yet that wonderful pulitzer prize-winning picture of the bet what gate at kids david after the bay of pigs where kennedy has called the old guy and said helped a. and he was learning. what did he do? he did not have the beating so he had a third meeting october 1862. arthur understood but to be in the white house that as always narrative's these sayings do take time. flesh and blood. >> also the best
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am EST
finish this session. >> that's right. [laughter] >> but it is a -- to by mind, we're discussing a subject of perennial significance but at a particular moment of urgency because president obama did do something with the affordable care act that democratic presidents had been trying to do, well, been trying to do since t.r.. so for presidents of both parties, including president nixon, i should say, and the idea, i think, came from heritage. but it is not a moment where the natural american anxieties about government -- which is as old as the republic, older than the republic -- it does not feel as though those are are being tamped down and reassured by this more center-left era. it feels as though they're actually being razed. and i'm wondering what you think in thinking about this historically and practically through the lens of your father's work, your own work. >> well, you know -- >> what you think the future looks like, the next couple of years. >> it is interesting because as i said earlier, my father was a great proponent of activist government. the republicans have, what they have
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